Archive for November 23rd, 2021

Hospital admission increase worries CMO

Hospital admission increase worries CMO

| 23/11/2021 | 230 Comments

(CNS): UPDATED: There are now 29 people admitted to either the Cayman Islands Hospital or Health City, six more than yesterday, as the number of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 grows. Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee said he was worried by the increase in elderly people being admitted to hospital with COVID-19, the disease caused […]

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PACT to deliver its first budget on Friday

PACT to deliver its first budget on Friday

| 23/11/2021 | 27 Comments

(CNS): The government will be meeting in the House of Parliament on Friday to present the Throne Speech and the finance minister’s first budget, which will cover the next two financial years. This will be the second meeting of the 2021/2022 Session of Parliament since the PACT government was formed, and while the public is […]

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Beach clean-up focuses on micro-plastics

Beach clean-up focuses on micro-plastics

| 23/11/2021 | 19 Comments

(CNS): Volunteers picked-up around 300 pounds of garbage, mostly micro-plastics, from South Sound beaches at the weekend in a new focus for the regular beach clean-ups. Plastic Free Cayman hosted the event at South Sound dock on Saturday, just as Cayman reopened its borders to visitors more than 20 months after the pandemic closed them […]

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Dump smoulders after weekend flare-up

Dump smoulders after weekend flare-up

| 23/11/2021 | 2 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Fire Service is still monitoring a number of hot spots at the George Town landfill, having worked over the weekend after being notified about smouldering areas of the dump on Friday evening. For the third consecutive day, the fire crews are using thermal imaging cameras to seek out the source of […]

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Workers wanted for Christmas clean-up

Workers wanted for Christmas clean-up

| 23/11/2021 | 19 Comments

(CNS): The Ministry of Planning, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure (PAHI) has confirmed that the annual National Community Enhancement Project (NiCE) will take place next month, offering unemployed Caymanians just under three weeks of work before Christmas. The programme starts on 6 December and ends on 23 December, and the deadline for applications is Wednesday, 1 […]

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1 in 18 people in Cayman infected with coronavirus

1 in 18 people in Cayman infected with coronavirus

| 23/11/2021 | 129 Comments

(CNS): The number of people in the Cayman Islands currently infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus has reached a new high of 4,047, which is one in eighteen people, much higher than in the UK, where it was estimated last week that one in 60 people were infected. It is evident that the measures being deployed […]

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